Rumors have it that Acura is preparing a surprise for sporty vehicle fans. Their new model, 2016 Acura TLX will be offering a sporty variant under mark Type-S, along with hybrid version. All these assumptions are not at all baseless. Acura’s PR team has also emphasized on such possibility. Seemingly, now is just about the right time for implementation of such ideas. Possibility of there being twin turbo engine under the hood of 2016 TLX has aroused a lot of interests. It is to be seen whether all these possibilities become reality. It will only be known in second half of 2015, when this new model shall be presented in all available versions.
2016 Acura TLX Exterior and Interior
Overall, there will not be many changes in exterior of 2016 model, as compared to existing model. In some parts of 2016 TLX, refreshment is expected. A recognizable body line will be kept by 2016 TLX, but there will be usage of higher percentage of lighter materials, resulting in weight loss. It will also allow better aerodynamic characteristics, better maneuvering and lesser fuel consumption. Apart from spacious interiors and use of high quality materials, 2016 TLX features plenty of latest technologies. Some of these features which are most notable include heated leather seats, cruise control system, navigation system and several safety features.
Front end will feature redesigned shape of lights along with larger grille. Rear end, on the other hand, will feature redesigned lights. Interior is expected to be more spacious. 2016 Acura TLX will be able to accurate up to five adult passengers. This car is characterized by high level of comfort, to go along with plenty of space. Additionally, interior features high quality materials along with safety comfortable drive and availability of lots of tech options.
2016 Acura TLX Engine Specs
It is supposed that there will be an expansion in line of engines. Basic model will be having the same proven 2.4 liter 4 cylinder engine from Honda. This engine has the capability of producing up to 182 lb-ft of torque and 2016 HP. Engine shall be coupled with automatic transmission that has 8 divisions for speeds.
Second engine, from Honda J family has great output parameters and is a 3.5 liter V6 engine. This engine marked as J35Y6, with direct engine features a maximum of 267 lb-ft of torque at 4500 rom and 290 HP at 6200 rpm. 2016 Acura TLX Type-S will have this engine coupled with the nine speed automatic gearbox. Estimation has been done by EPA for current model with basic engine to have a fuel economy of 21 mpg in city, 34 mpg in highway and 25 mpg for combined driving. SH-AWD is an optional choice, with front wheel drive being standard.
2016 Acura TLX Price and Release Date
The 2016 Acura TLX is not yet available. It is expected to be presented in later half of 2015, with all the versions. It is expected that the price will be near about same as the current TLX models. Based on current rates, pricing will be in range of $31,000 to $45,000